food waste

Kronen and SPRK.global partner on food waste solutions

Since the start of the cooperation between KRONEN and food technology organization SPRK.global in February 2022, several processing plants have become... continue reading »

Fresh Del Monte joins Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment

Today, the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) announced that Fresh Del Monte, a global produce company, is the first grower to sign on to PCF... continue reading »

No speed limit for IFPA’s accelerator program

We know that the produce industry, providing the healthiest products on the planet, is positioned to help address public health issues and in turn, to... continue reading »

Israeli startup has edible coating for fresh produce

Israeli-based ag tech startup company Sufresca Ltd. has optimized its novel invisible edible coating designed to extend the shelf life of fresh produc... continue reading »

‘Ugly’ produce yields attractive results

Have you ever passed over that imperfect apple, those misshapen bell peppers or “ugly” tomatoes in the grocery store? This is typical behavior... continue reading »

PMA comments on USDA’s Farm of the Future competitive grant program

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) welcomes the opportunity to provide stakeholder input in response to the USDA NIFA request for input related t... continue reading »

Survey shows plenty of confusion still out there regarding use by dates

With food waste a major concern in the United States, food producers have attempted to minimize unnecessary waste by altering language around dates on... continue reading »

USDA to host virtual food waste innovation fair on May 26

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced April 28 that it will host the first-ever Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair from noon to 4 p.m. ... continue reading »

Keeping leafy greens fresh and healthy an exact science

It might not seem that impressive today, but the fact that fresh leafy greens are available all across America at any time of year is quite remarkable... continue reading »

Food packaging innovation to prevent food waste

When combined, packaging and unconsumed food account for almost half of the items landfilled in the United States, with some of these discarded materi... continue reading »